Simplified Way of Drawing a Pentagram in Ritual

A Simplified Way of Drawing a Pentagram in Ritual is something born of necessity. The pentagram is a well used symbol in Western Magickal Traditions. There are many resources online and books that explain the meaning and correspondence between the five points of the pentagram. Continue reading Simplified Way of Drawing a Pentagram in Ritual

Modified Elemental Solar Adorations

The Modified Elemental Solar Adorations in this post are an adaption from other works. They pull from the tradition of the Golden Dawn. Inspiration is from Israel Regardie’s “The One Year Manual”. There are other variations from the teachings Paul Foster Case. They are currently not published. Continue reading Modified Elemental Solar Adorations

Awareness of the Cosmic Being

There are several ways of categorizing the different worlds used in the Western Mystery Tradition. Many of them overlap or complement one another. The Awareness of the Cosmic Being is one of them. Continue reading Awareness of the Cosmic Being

The 4 Lettered Name and the Elements

In the post, the Natural Order of the Elements, it was seen that there are reverberations throughout a magical system by placing the elements in their natural order. It is important that one set of correspondences be consistent throughout a system. One of the first issues is the 4 Lettered Name and the Elements. Continue reading The 4 Lettered Name and the Elements

Harmony, Correspondences, and Natural Order of Elements

Harmony, Correspondences, and the Natural Order of the Elements is one of the mainstays of any magical system. In the West this is one of the first points of magical philosophy to learn. Along with 6 other principles that have been summarized quite well in the Kybalion, a Neo Hermetic text. Continue reading Harmony, Correspondences, and Natural Order of Elements

The Term Western Mystery Tradition

The term Western Mystery Tradition conjures up images of esoteric lodges performing some group ritual. Maybe some initiation or mysterious religious activity in ancient Greece. To others, it be practices handed down from their spiritual or familial ancestors. Perpetuating a tradition spanning hundreds of years. Continue reading The Term Western Mystery Tradition

Welcome to The Hermetic Herald

Welcome to the Hermetic Herald. Over the years working in different lodges in different roles from low to high, there always were questions regarding correspondences. How many times, in the Hermetic Qabalah, they were at odds with another set of correspondences. If you have ever delved into this subject, it is without doubt you’ve had these same questions. Continue reading Welcome to The Hermetic Herald